Clinical Nurse Manager (RN) - Mother Baby Unit

at MaineHealth in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Summary Join our Mother Baby Unit at Maine Medical Center as a Clinical Nurse Manager! This newly created leadership structure is to evolve to a reduced span of control to allow for better services. We are a level 1 Trauma Center located in Portland, ME. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced nurse to join a state-of-the-art facility working with outstanding nurses and clinical team members while growing into the future. The right candidate must have two to three years of experience, as well as experience overseeing others. Excellent communication skills, team focus, and a patient-centered care philosophy are desired. With more than 3,100 babies born each year at Maine Medical Center, we are the ideal setting to start or grow you Obstetrics/Women's health career! Here on the Mother Baby Unit we provide Well Newborn and Women's health care on our 20 bed unit. Position Summary The Nurse Manager in collaboration with the Nursing Director is the vital link between the mission and vision of Maine Medical Center and the delivery of safe patient and family centered care that is compassionate, evidence-based, and provides highest quality care. Reporting through the Nursing Director, this role requires collaboration with staff, physicians, directors, other professional colleagues and occasionally senior administration, to meet the diverse and continually changing challenges of the health care environment. The Nurse Manager must be a creative, autonomous, future-oriented, risk-taking entrepreneur who applies nursing expertise, critical thinking, and effective leadership and management skills to ensure that quality care is provided through satisfied and inspired professionals on a daily basis. Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) Education: BSN required. Masters preferred. License/Certifications: Requires current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maine. Experience: Requires advanced knowledge and expertise in providing care in order to oversee others and serve as effective resource at a level normally acquired through two or three years of progressive experience. Requires interpersonal and management skills in order to deal with complex management problems. Communicates effectively with unit and administrative personnel, physicians, a variety of other hospital staff and persons within the community. Requires a high level of critical thinking and analytical skills to make management decisions at unit level and make recommendations for consideration on departmental issues. Requires the ability to integrate the knowledge of teaching principles and counseling techniques in order to direct the growth of the unit staff. Requires a high level of organization skills, effective time management and delegation strategies that include the ability to rapidly prioritize and adjust work flow according to changing unit needs. Additional Information With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations across Maine and New Hampshire, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the communities that surround it. We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow - programs such as paid parental leave, a flexible work policy, student loan assistance, training and education, along with well-being resources for you and your family. MaineHealth remains focused on investing in our care team and developing an inclusive environment where you can thrive and feel supported to realize your full potential. If you're looking to build a career in a place where people help one another deliver best-in-class care, apply today. Additional Information Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland. MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
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Job Posting: 1045490

Posted On: Feb 20, 2024

Updated On: Apr 06, 2024

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